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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: AISB 2011 Convention, 4-7 April 2011, York

http://www.aisb.org.uk/convention/aisb11/
Contact: kazakov@cs.york.ac.uk OR gt3@york.ac.uk

Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour (AISB) Convention 4-7 April 2011, York, UK

INTRODUCTION   
                                          
The AISB 2011 Programme Committee invites you to attend the convention from 4-7 April 2011 in the historical city of York, in the UK. 
The convention combines  a programme of peer reviewed research talks, invited plenary talks and invited symposium speakers  under the banner of 9 different symposia, covering a large diversity of topics from Computer Science, Psychology, Linguistics and Philosophy. 
The convention will be held in the brand new 500M campus extension of the University of York in Heslington East which includes state of the art conference facilities. 
A range of activities to accompany the convention is also being planned. 

York is a historic city that provides a range of cultural and sightseeing opportunities including the newly refurbished Yorkshire Museum, the York Art Gallery, which currently exhibits works by David Hockney, The National Railway Museum, and York Minster.  York is well connected to the rest of the UK and has excellent transport connections to major airports.

INVITED SPEAKERS                                                       

* Alan Baddeley (University of York, UK), Tue, 5 April 2011
* Mark Steedman (University of Edinburgh, UK), Tue, 5 April 2011
* Stephen Wolfram (Wolfram Research, USA), Wed, 6 April 2011
* Katie Slocombe (University of York, UK), Thur, 7 April 2011  

SYMPOSIA                                                              
1 	Social Networks and Multiagent Systems (SNAMAS)Monday and Tuesday, 4 and 5 April 2011  
2 	Human Memory for Artificial Agents Monday and Tuesday, 4 and 5 April 2011  
3 	Active Vision 	Tuesday, 5 April 2011  
4 	Towards a Comprehensive Intelligence Test (TCIT) Tuesday, 5 April 2011  
5 	Computational Models of Cognitive Development 	Tuesday, 5 April 2011 
6 	Machine Consciousness 	Wednesday and Thursday, 6 and 7 April 2011  
7 	AI and Games 	Wednesday and Thursday, 6 and 7 April 2011  
8 	Computing and Philosophy 	Wednesday and Thursday, 6 and 7 April 2011  
9 	Learning Language Models from Multilingual Corpora (LLMMC) 	Wednesday, 6 April 2011  

REGISTRATION                                                          
Registration is via the AISB web site:  	
http://www.aisb.org.uk/convention/aisb11/registration.html

        EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: **** MONDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2011 ****

Convenient on-campus accommodation can also be booked from the registration Web site on the first-come, first-served basis.


CONTACT                                                             
Please address your queries to the convention chairs:

Dimitar Kazakov, kazakov@cs.york.ac.uk
George Tsoulas,  gt3@york.ac.uk